Courses in Traditional (Natural) Building and Green Woodworking

Community run Environmental Education Centre at Orchard Barn, Ringshall, Suffolk, UK, IP14 2LY


 
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As a leading social enterprise we specialise in the delivery of Timber Framing Restoration Skills, Timber Framing, Wattle and Daub and Lime courses for professionals, home-owners, self-builders, and anyone with an interest in getting hands-on with natural materials (or learning how to instruct a builder more knowledgably). IHBC CPD certificates.

We also run Natural Building Experience days to give you a taste of what we do. Next dates are 15th September or 20th October.  Accompanied children over 12 and groups welcome. Bespoke parties can be arranged for other dates.

NEW SPOON CARVING date 20th October

Wise words from one local woman who has just discovered us!

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EXCITING NEWS - plans passed to reinstate 1580 Suffolk Long House in a 'like-for-like' manner. Enrole on a Timber Framing course with us, and get involved in this unique framing project.


To check availability on courses, book a course, discuss bespoke training,  or arrange a talk
,  please email or phone 01473-65819 / 07766-054042.


Vouchers for courses are available. They make excellent birthday, retirement or retraining presents.


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  Traditional timber framing course at Orchard Barn

Timber Framing trainees working together on the Long House frame

Gemma repairs 500 year old timber at Orchard Barn

Gemma repairs 500 year old jowl post